Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

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University of Chicago Press, Aug 8, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 632 pages
20 Reviews
"Its publication should be a major event for cognitive linguistics and should pose a major challenge for cognitive science. In addition, it should have repercussions in a variety of disciplines, ranging from anthropology and psychology to epistemology and the philosophy of science. . . . Lakoff asks: What do categories of language and thought reveal about the human mind? Offering both general theory and minute details, Lakoff shows that categories reveal a great deal."—David E. Leary, American Scientist
 

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Review: Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

Great book. It's not an easy read, but it was well worth it for me. How do we think? From whence do our concepts come and how our they structured? Is language a separate, independent "module" in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Morville - Goodreads

This book made my head hurt. In a good way. It's the best book about classification I've read. Brilliant! Read full review

Contents

Case Studies
375
Afterword
586
References
589

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